February 8-12, 2016
Upcoming Important Events
February 8 Community Ed. Musical Theater Class (4:00-5:00 PM) Media Center
February 8 Community Ed. Youth Basketball (6:30-8:30 PM) Gym
February 9 Hungry Howie's Pizza Day
February 9 Glee Club Rehearsal (8:00 AM) Music Room
February 9 Gleaner's Field Trip-Mr. Krimmel's Class
February 9 Community Ed. Youth Basketball (6:30-8:30 PM) Gym
February 9 Cub Scouts Pack 55 Meeting (6:30-8:30 PM) Cafeteria
February 10 Student Count Day
February 10 Gleaner's Field Trip-Mrs. McCowan's Class
February 10 Community Ed. Youth Basketball (6:30-8:30 PM) Gym
February 11 Bus Evacuation Drills
February 11 Gleaner's Field Trip-Mrs. Nichol's Class
February 11 Girl Scout Troop 71808 Meeting (4:00-5:15 PM) Media Center
February 11 Community Ed. Youth Basketball (6:30-8:30 PM) Gym
February 12 Shamrock Store Open
February 12 Gleaner's Field Trip-Mrs. Petsch's Class
February 12 Second Grade Field Trip to Outdoor Education Center
February 12 Valentine's Day Celebrations (2:45-3:45 PM)
February 12 Community Ed. Youth Basketball (6:30-8:30 PM)
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Pizza Kit Fundraiser Update
Official Student Count Day
Dublin Ski Club Update from Mrs. Chapp
If you purchase tickets for skiing and are unable to ski at Alpine that night, please email before 4:30, so I can pull your order form. I am no longer able to return or trade tickets for the following week. Thank you!
Jump Rope for Heart
Students were introduced to this fundraiser in an assembly. During the month of February, please collect money donations from family and friends for this worthy cause.
All money/pledges are due on Friday, February 26th.
On Monday, February 29th, we will celebrate our efforts with a Jump Rope for Heart Event from 4:00-5:45 PM after school. This event will include many jump rope station activities. We look forward to this worthwhile and fun initiative and event.
Valentine's Day Celebrations
Fifth Grade Camp Parent Meeting-Save the Date!
The African American Parent Network has partnered with the Walled Lake Consolidated School District and we’ll be hosting a Black History Month event. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 23, 2106 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM at Walnut Creek Middle School in West Bloomfield, MI.
We're bringing in a traveling African American History Museum to the school that will feature rare original artifacts and original documents from some of our greatest African American leaders. We'll serve light refreshments and there will be a musical selection provided with an African dance performance.
This is an insightful, educational experience for ALL parents and students.
Please click HERE for an informational flyer with more details!
Kindergarten Orientation Information
Incoming kindergartners must be five-years-old on or before September 1, 2016.
Exception: According to Michigan Law, a child may be enrolled in kindergarten
if he/she is not five years of age on September 1, 2016 but will be five years of
age not later than December 1, 2016 and parent or legal guardian notifies the school
district in writing (Kindergarten Waiver Form) that he or she intends to enroll the
child in kindergarten.
- Kindergarten Waiver Request for 2016-17 School Year
- Kindergarten Orientation 2015-16 School Year Presentation
- Kindergarten FAQ
- Enrollment for 2016-2017 School Year begins March 17.
- Elementary School Contacts
Incoming kindergarten parents for the 2016-2017 school year are cordially invited to attend the Kindergarten Orientation on Wednesday, March, 16, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at each of our elementary schools.
Research indicates that developmentally appropriate full-day schedules benefit kindergarten children academically, socially and emotionally. Our principals and teachers understand this and are well equipped to meet the needs of our kindergarten students.
Our kindergarten students begin to learn a whole host of reading, writing and mathematics concepts and learning strategies that give them the foundation for a successful elementary school career in Walled Lake Schools.
Kindergarten Vision Screen Available
Please call the Oakland County Health Department at 248-424-7070 to schedule an appointment.
Enrollment Information Hotline: 248-956-5250
Morning Drop Off Reminder
Also, parents must walk students into the office if they are tardy in the morning. Many parents are dropping students off late for school and not checking them in. We need your help with this. Thank you!!
M-STEP Parent Report Video – NOW AVAILABLE
To continue the Michigan Department of Education’s commitment to support teachers, parents, and students throughout this transition to higher expectations for all students, a newly developed video is now available which summarizes M-STEP and walks viewers through how to read and interpret student scores within the M-STEP Parent Report.
The video is available with or without Closed Caption. The M-STEP Parent Report Communication videos are available on the MDE M-STEP web page at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AM55xZ-ZuNU
Tuition Expedition Tickets on Sale NOW!
11th Annual 50/50 Scholarship Raffle
Only 500 tickets will be sold! Investment and opportunity long lasting!
Click HERE to purchase raffle tickets online now!
You may also contact the Foundation for Excellence for assistance or remit check.
The Odds are great!
- Win up to $25,000.00 for postsecondary education
- Winner may elect 40% lump sum option instead of scholarship funds
- Tickets are $100 each
- Ticket(s) will be emailed to purchaser
Additional opportunities to win!
- FREE raffle ticket courtesy of Walled Lake School Employees Federal Credit Union- 10 tickets to be given away! Must purchase ticket by March 18 to be entered into '2 for 1' drawing
- ACT/SAT *SylvanPrep Package donated by Sylvan Learning of West Bloomfield
- $25 restaurant gift cards commemorating the Foundation for Excellence 25th anniversary! Drawing on January 25 and February 25.
*SylvanPrep Package is transferrable and may be redeemed for equivalent value of services; Math Essentials, Academic Reading, Academic Writing, Study Skills, Homework Support, or SAT Prep
Tuition Expedition Grand Prize Drawing:
- March 28, 2016 @ WL District Reflections Celebration; Walnut Creek Middle School
- Raffle hosted by Foundation for Excellence for 11th consecutive year!
Rules and Regulations:
- Raffle open to residents within and outside the Walled Lake School District
- Winner has up to 20 years to assign funds & may be split among (4) students
- Purchaser must be at least 18 years of age or older
- Funds raised by raffle will funnel back into the WL School District and its classrooms to support: programs, activities, and procurement of innovative, educational tools.
- Official Rules and Details
Need not be present to win - Michigan Raffle License # R33130
Have you viewed your child's report card?
Please remember that all report cards are available for parents to view on Skyward Family Access at this time. If you are having trouble viewing your child's report card or need help to do this, please give us a call. We can help. Your child's teacher can help too.
Watch Dogs Update
WE NEED DADS!
Please click HERE if you are a Dublin Dad and would like to volunteer.
If you are interested in helping sometime this year at Dublin or would like more information, please contact Diana O'Keefe at 248-982-2675 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact Daniel Hunter at 248-342-2163 or email@example.com. You can also contact Mr. Drewno at school any time to talk about this exciting opportunity to become involved at school. WE NEED YOU!
Dublin Contact Information
Principal's Secretary firstname.lastname@example.org
Building Secretary email@example.com